March 22, 2018 09:28 AM
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The Thursday morning commute kicked off with delays on southbound Interstate 35W in New Brighton.
KSTP Traffic Reporter Josie Smith said the crash occurred near County Road 88 and blocked two lanes.
Smith said traffic was delayed from Highway 8 to the Forest Lake split along southbound I-35.
Major delays on I-35 SB from Hwy 8 to the Forest Lake Split! At one point it looked like a vehicle was on fire near Hwy 97, appears to be just a little smoke...but a lot of delays behind it....https://t.co/2bXnWJs5hf pic.twitter.com/onzdLcsZvn— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) March 22, 2018
Smith also said a crash along southbound Highway 169 near Interstate 394 pushed traffic to the right-hand shoulder.
Then, Smith reported a crash involving a car and a semi truck occurred on southbound Highway 100 past Minnetonka Boulevard, blocking the center lane.
Earlier, Smith reported overnight work on I-35W at the Highway 65 split into downtown Minneapolis wrapped up early.
The overnight work along I-35W at the Hwy 65 split into dt Mpls cleared ahead of schedule! Everything is open. More closures are scheduled for next week: https://t.co/YGR7dlx9syhttps://t.co/2bXnWJs5hf pic.twitter.com/2QsAMf3mln— KSTP Traffic (@kstptraffic) March 22, 2018
Smith said more closures are scheduled for next week.
Updated: March 22, 2018 09:28 AM
Created: March 22, 2018 05:50 AM
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